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By Nick Waites

Alex Essani, the Aikido instructor and practitioner, whose recommendations concerning the perform of Aikido are expressed during this e-book, doesn't really exist - he's a fictitious personality invented through the writer as a method of exploring principles.
However, the educational philosophy and techniques attributed to Alex Essani are certainly no longer fictitious: they're in response to the author’s own reviews with genuine Aikido teachers, particularly his present sensei, and on a long time of working towards, learning and educating Aikido.
The conversations among the 2 major characters, Alex Essani and his pupil Ian, are innovations used illustrate a major precept or thought. because the author’s genuine Aikido instructor could placed it after telling a tall tale, “This is a real tale; purely the evidence were changed”; insofar because the writer has fictionalised genuine incidents and conversations, this publication is identical – it truly is fiction in line with fact.
In this 3rd variation the writer has changed and superior the entire pictures, edited a few chapters and extra extra. He has additionally passed over the ultimate a part of the ebook, formerly dedicated to strategy notes, as there are at the moment many fantastic books committed solely to this element of Aikido education, together with "Essential Aikido" written through the author.

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